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A note on food and foraging in relation to temperature in the meat ant iridomyrmex purpureus f viridiaeneus

Mobbs, C.J.; Tedder, G.; Wade, A.M.; Williams, R.

Journal of the Australian Entomological Society 17(3): 193-198


Accession: 004603950

The foraging activity of the meat ant I. p. f. viridiaeneus is closely correlated with temperature in an arid environment. The ants feed on a wide range of plant and animal material, traveling up to 100 m to gather food.

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